Reels is just like TikTok — but built right into the Instagram app.
A Florida School District's Video Promotion For Its Reopening Is Being Called "Apocalyptic" And "Sad"
One parent told BuzzFeed News she doesn't know what the "right" move is, but she and others are sure this is not it.
The revelation from Mark Zuckerberg's emails was a flashpoint during the congressional hearing on tech antitrust.
“Facebook Is Hurting People At Scale”: Mark Zuckerberg’s Employees Reckon With The Social Network They’ve Built
As the US heads toward a crucial and contentious presidential election, the world's largest social network is facing an unprecedented cultural crisis.
“It’s encouraging to see Zuck post this, but I’ll maintain my skepticism until some sort of action is taken by the company," one Facebook employee told BuzzFeed News.
New research from Pew showed that lawmakers' social media use has nearly doubled since 2016.
"Your integrity is ruined."
The social media company said four different networks of accounts were removed for inauthentic coordinated behavior.
For four days in July, Facebook ran an ad from a page called “White Wellbeing Australia.”
A Mom Is Going Viral After Linking Her Baby's Seizures Without Scientific Evidence To Ingredients In A Popular Sunscreen
One expert told BuzzFeed News the two chemicals in question have never caused any "known problem or danger" in children, and no neurological side effects have ever been reported.
Facebook said on Tuesday it was banning content associated with the "Boogaloo" extremist group. BuzzFeed News found the company has been running Boogaloo ads advocating for violence for months.
To understand why Trump is so obsessed with Ukraine, you have to understand the nonsense Rudy Giuliani reads on the internet.
The president is gorging himself on the conspiracy theories he perpetuated.
Before the pandemic began, the systems that govern our world were brittle. Today, they are broken. When we emerge, the world will be different, and so will we.
Bill Gates Conspiracy Theories Have Circulated For Years. It Took The Coronavirus Pandemic To Turn Him Into A Fake Villain.
After months of conspiracy-mongering, people around the world are demanding Gates be arrested for crimes against humanity. Here’s how things got so bad.
Lawsuits, mountains of unsold leggings, and families drowning in debt: the tumultuous story behind a multilevel marketing brand that promised millennial women a pathway to financial freedom.
As the platform regulates speech, social justice advocates want it to stop perpetuating the same structures of racism they experience offline.
But one lawmaker had more tough questions for the company.
It’s the latest example of Facebook suing people it says have abused its platform.
“For those of you who’ve already made up your minds and just want the election to be over, we hear you."
Coronavirus Contact Tracers Are Facing Death Threats And Comparisons To Nazis On Facebook And YouTube
"Contact tracers are the new Gestapo," one post said.
The social network also said it will start blocking some ads in the US starting later this summer.
People Are Saying Police Brutality Protesters Are Being Paid, But They’re Citing A Satirical Website
The creator of ProtestJobs.com is mortified.
Twitter And Snapchat Are Reining Trump In. Critics Want Them To Do It To Politicians Around The World.
“Politicians in many places have posted worse."
“Facebook's inaction in taking down Trump's post inciting violence makes me ashamed to work here.”
The discredited video has been translated into more than a dozen languages and has spread across the non-English-speaking world.
Neither platform is more free than the other — but they do have different rules.
Trump Wants To Help Conservatives Sue Twitter For Censorship, But He’ll Face An Obstacle: Justice Brett Kavanaugh
Trump signed an executive order aimed at stripping Twitter and other social media companies of legal immunity.
“Twitter slapped Trump on the wrist,” law professor Eric Goldman told BuzzFeed News. “Trump responds with an attempt to blow up the entire internet.”
Trump’s executive order may not do much, but a growing movement of unlikely Republican and Democratic allies are pushing for a real crackdown on tech companies.